Top Facts About University Of Kentucky Basketball To Know

1. The team was founded in 1903.

2. Won eight NCAA championships, the most recent being in 2012.

3. The Wildcats have appeared in the NCAA tournament a record 56 times.

4. The team has won SEC regular season title a record 21 times.

5. Kentucky has had several players go on to successful careers in the NBA.

6. The famous players include Karl Anthony Towns, Anthony Davis, and John Wall.

7. The team plays its home games at Rupp Arena.

8. It was named after former coach Adolph Rupp.

9. The Wildcats have a fierce rivalry with the University of Louisville Cardinals.

10. The rivalry is known as the "Kentucky Derby".

11. It is one of the most intense in college basketball.